Mike Newton was born in Manchester and now lives and works in St Ives, Cornwall where he completed a 10 month stay in the famous Porthmeor Studios in 2017 and a further 4 months in 2018.
He has a BSc (Hons.) Mathematics and a BA (Hons.) Fine Art. In 2006 he was awarded an MA Fine Art Painting (Distinction) and a PhD in Fine Art Painting at Bath Spa University in 2013.
He is a member of the Newlyn Society of Artists and currently works in Studio 4a in White’s Porthmeor Studios on Porthmeor Road, St Ives.